Category Archives: Privatization

Energy Probe’s Executive Director Lawrence Solomon in Maclean’s article on road tolling

(Jan. 12, 2011) Lawrence Solomon was mentioned in Andrew Coyne’s feature for Macleans about road congestion in Canada and the possibility of road tolls as a solution. Continue reading

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Toronto’s Rush Hour Commute One Of The World’s Worst Says Maclean’s Magazine

(Jan. 11, 2010)Energy Probe’s Executive Director Lawrence Solomon tells Citytv that the best way for Toronto to solve its gridlock problem is to introduce road tolling. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Ford’s promised cuts are far too timid

(Oct 16, 2010) He could save more by privatizing hydro, ­water, parking and the TTC. Continue reading

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Bring back garbage’s glory days

(Jul. 24, 2009) One month into Toronto’s municipal strike marked by growing mounds of garbage, a majority of Torontonians — supported by some councillors — want the city to fire the striking garbage collectors and contract out garbage collection. Private contractors are unlikely to strike, they reason, and would also cost a lot less. Continue reading

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Bring back garbage’s glory days

(July 24, 2009) One month into Toronto’s municipal strike marked by growing mounds of garbage, a majority of Torontonians — supported by some councillors — want the city to fire the striking garbage collectors and contract out garbage collection. Continue reading

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Riding the rails means parking the cars

(June 1, 2008) The World Madness Institute’s Transportation Division recently released a report claiming that most North American commuters are huge supporters of public transit — for others, not themselves. Continue reading

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